Mr Douglas So, JP Chairman, Antiquities Advisory Board 18 December 2020 Further to the letter “Walk in Hong Kong makes three heritage protection calls ahead of AAB’s brainstorming session on post-1950 buildings assessment” that we sent to the Antiquities Advisory Board on 9 December 2020, we would like to add several suggestions for the post-1950 … Read more

公開信全文(只備英文本) 據悉古物諮詢委員會(下稱「古諮會」)將於本月舉行「集思會」,為評估香港戰後歷史建築探討未來方向。有見及此,活現香港提出三大訴求,促請有關當局加強對戰後歷史建築的保護,並改善歷史建築的評級機制。 其實,古諮會在五年前(2015年12月19日)亦就同一題目舉行「集思會」,但諷刺…

Mr Douglas So, JP Chairman, Antiquities Advisory Board 9 December 2020 Dear Mr So, As the Antiquities Advisory Board (AAB) prepares to meet for a brai…

任偉生先生是活現香港重要的合作伙伴。任生從事活字印刷數十載,隨著行業慢慢式微,他便轉型至辦工作坊。他就分享了兩個關於「寶藏」主動送上門的故事。…

侯晴同學係第一屆「恒隆.築跡——年輕建築師計劃」嘅參加者,回想起喺計劃入面嘅所見所學,佢仍感獲益良多。 侯晴同學自細就好鍾意畫畫,直至 15、16 歲嘅時候,原本單純熱愛藝術嘅佢突然被建築學深深吸引住,因為佢覺得建築就好似係一座巨大嘅雕像,只不過佢裏面嘅空間運用要再進一步有效地規劃。由嗰陣開始,侯晴…

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香港早期嘅街道係有英文名先,再由師爺翻譯做中文。但係當年嘅官員(莫非叫阿Chirs?)嘅英語程度參差,擺咗唔少烏龍。經我哋絕對唔烏龍嘅求證,發現呢啲錯誤可以分為幾個 Level:

In the old days, Hong Kong’s streets were first christened in English before being translated into Chinese. Some things got lost in translation but have curiously remained until today. Many of us are blissfully oblivious to such mistakes! Having lived in Hong Kong for all our lives, our professional guides at Walk in Hong Kong have come up with 6 levels of wrongly translated street names in the city…

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過去兩年,本地文化企業活現香港多次呼籲政府將保護戰後歷史建築納入香港保育政策重點,並在古蹟和文物保育上廣納專家及公眾意見。去年 7 月古物古蹟辦事處(古蹟辦)成立專責小組為 1950 年後落成的建築物評級(「戰後建築普查」)展開準備工作,至今已近一年。 古物諮詢委員會(古諮會)下次會議將於 6 月 …

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Walk in Hong Kong, a local cultural enterprise, calls on the government to make the protection of post-war historic buildings, which is also commonly referred to as “modern architecture”, a policy priority for heritage conservation in Hong Kong. Specifically, as we have called for in submissions to the public consultations respectively for the 2018-2019 Policy … Read more